Raymond T. Chan, Chair of the Pension Committee, and member of the People, Culture and Compensation Committee

Raymond T. Chan


Ray Chan is a corporate director, having retired from the oil and gas industry in 2019 after a career spanning almost 40 years. He was employed by Baytex Energy Corp. starting in 1998, serving in various capacities over the years as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chair, Independent Chair and Lead Independent Director. In addition to having served on the boards of a number of public and private oil and gas entities, Ray was also a director at the TMX Group and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Ray is a member of The Committee on the Future of Corporate Governance, which was established by the TMX Group and Institute of Corporate Directors. The report of this Committee, entitled Charting the Future of Canadian Governance: A Principled Approach to Navigating Rising Expectations for Boards of Directors, was published in December 2022.

Ray obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant.

Ray brings to the Board a deep knowledge of finance and accounting and of the challenges faced by both small and large issuers in the resource and technology sectors – key customers of TELUS Business Solutions.